70% of Summer Youth Employment Program participants in New York City stated that they would not have found summer employment without the program. (New York City Department of Youth and Community Development, 2009)

Greenwich House

Manhattan

Founded in 1902, Greenwich House is dedicated to helping New Yorkers lead safe, healthy and more fulfilling lives. Located in historic Greenwich Village and Chelsea, Greenwich House continuously responds to current community needs with varied programs that provide special care to thousands of clients each day.

UNH Award for Achievement in Civic Advocacy


The UNH Award for Achievement in Civic Advocacy has been made possible by a bequest from Julius C.C. Edelstein, a tireless advocate for economically and educationally disadvantaged students, a great friend and supporter of settlement houses and Director Emeritus of the UNH Board. As a former UNH Board member, Mr. Edelstein was instrumental in assuring that UNH achieved stability and effectiveness in the 1980s. Through this award, UNH recognizes staff of UNH member agencies who have demonstrated significant commitment to and accomplishment in the area of civic advocacy and engagement. One thousand dollars ($1,000) is awarded each year.

    2012 Winner - Susanna Blankley, New Settlement Apartments

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